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Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of four americans killed in a u.s. consulate in libya come home to maryland and the president and secretary of state went to andrews to show their respects. anti american protests are now being seen in more than a dozen countries in the middle east all fueled by a movie trailer that's engaged some muslims. >> reporter: as anti-u.s. protests continue throughout the middle east, the bodies of americans killed in libya including the ambassador arrived back home. >> four americans, four patriots, they loved this country. they chose to serve it and served it well. >> reporter: u.s. embassies and diplomatic hosts throughout the region stayed at heightened alert friday, the muslim holy day, amid continued protests in the region and in the wake of the killings of ambassador christopher stevens and three others in an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi tuesday. a battle between police and protesters continued for a fourth day in cairo and in tunisia clouds of black smoke were seen as protesters stormed the gate of the u.s. embassy in tunis. friday's demonstrations were not confi
Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-- there is no justification to this type of senseless violence. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: stevens risked his life to save benghazi as envoy to the libyan rebellion against gay day. the secretary of state said he lost his life trying -- gadhafi. the secretary of state said he lost his life trying to build a better libya. >> this was an attack against shale and savage a -- against a small and savage group. >> reporter: he was an analyst who would joke with condoleezza rice about gadhafi's crush on her, an ambassador who would brew up a cappachino for senator john mccain. >> he's just a good california dude. >> reporter: matthew van dyke, the baltimore man who fought for the rebels in benghazi, says the vast majority of libyans love america for helping them win their freedom. >> people are really upset. they're really ashamed. shame is a big thing in islamic culture and they feel it deeply. >> reporter: there is an old saying in american politics that in america politics somes at the water he is edge but innocent in case. republican presidential nom
Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in yemen where protesters stormed the u.s. embassy compound this morning and today libyan officials announced the arrests of some militants now suspected of taking part in that attack on the u.s. consulate that killed four people including the ambassador. we also learned the name of another of those victims, 42- year-old glenn doherty, a former navy seal serving on the security detail. it was also a hot topic for republican presidential candidate mitt mney during his trip to virginia today and bruce leshan picks up our team coverage on the campaign trail in fairfax. >> reporter: mitt romney did not repeat his accusation that the obama administration is apologiz ing to its enemies, but he did argue that the administration has made the country weaker overseas. governor romney opened the fairfax rally with libya. >> what a tragedy to lose such a wonderful people. >> reporter: and was interrupted almost immediately by a heckler accusing him of trying to score political points during an overseas crisis. >> why are you politicizing libya? why are you politicizing libya? >> sa! >> i woul
Sep 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. there's a few breaks in the clouds. the dew point in the low 70s. that is just not comfortable. pressure is falling a little bit at 29.88 inches of mercury. so when the humidity is 70% or the dew points in the low to mid 70s, that's just not a comfortable air mass. now the radar with lightning, good news is, not much lightning. this storm has intensified over the past half an hour and northeast of cumberland. a couple lighter storms south of 66. we'll watch these. they are moving off to the north and east. for the most part, it's quiet on the way home, which is a good thing. looking at live doppler. some showers northwest of cumberland. these shower haves s have died out a little bit. way out here, we are out into west virginia. we'll watch those, too. even though we are going to lose the sunshine, we're going to keep the chance of a shower or thunderstorm in. all right, baseball. temperatures in the 80s as we host the cubs. slight chance of a shower. winds out of the south at 9. 22 victories. combination of losses from the braves. we win the division. 84 right now in great falls. 86 in
Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
limits at dangerfield island south of the airport. u.s. park police tell us it is just an abundance of caution with all the low flying planes and aviation safety issues. they want to make sure nothing distracts the pilot or gets sucked into an engine. >> as for the airport itself, changes are in the works. we learned of some plans to upgrade terminal a at reagan national. the short-term fixes include a new passenger screening check point and some expanded baggage carousels. >> after strong criticism for lavish travel spending and insider contracts. last month, the federal transportation secretary, the mayor of d.c., and governors of virginia and maryland question the board's practices and demanded changes. as peggy fox reports, the first big change did come today. so did another strong rebuke. >> i want to make it absolutely clear that this board takes your questions and concerns very seriously. >> mike, chair of the metropolitan washington air force authority which runs both local airports and building the silver line, had one more misstep to clean up. >> i'm deeply troubled.
Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
: championship weekend at the u.s. open here in new york. women's semifinals. victoria azarenka won a battle earlier against maria sharapova. the bryan brothers won their 12th grand slam men's doubles championship to start the day. now it's serena williams and sara errani just under way here in new york. 15-0, 2-0. john: she hasn't unloaded yet on her serve but she sure did on that forehand. mary: when she's moving as well as she's done in this tournament, she can do this. she can really hit to anywhere from anywhere. bill: seven winners already. john: that serve is right on the line. how can you cover these serves? it's policy be. bill: errani will challenge so we'll have a chase review. it did just catch the line. slight edge to serena, total slight edge to serena, total aces. bill: that was a plucky point. mary: it was. i'm telling you. that's one of her best qualities. john: see how well she moves. saying. look at the scores of today's matches on arthur ashe stadium. and she's a good volleyer. so she should try to get to the net. easier said than done when you're playing serena williams.
Sep 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, that game will be okay. we're looking at temperatures here in the 70s to around 80. both for the first pitch and the last pitch. the winds are out of the south at 8. we'll come back and talk about a cold front over the weekend. we'll tell you what it means to the late weekend plans. >> thank you. >>> coming up tonight at 7:00, a one-on-one interview with the maryland senator, live from the dnc in charlotte. and how come police tasered this lady, which he was already in handcuffs? if that does not look right to us, we'll tell you what happened at 7:00. >> okay, derek. >>> still to come in this half hour, good news in the wake of hurricane isaac after all that rain. >>> but first, metro's red line will get to work this weekend as you will want to know what will be closed for you before you need to make plans. >>> the judiciary square and union stations are going to be completely closed, but that work should be finished by the time the system opens on monday morning. >>> the fbi is trying to track down the person behind the airline hoax. the culprit called police this morning and they said a pa
Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
sense of humor. >> she loves telling jokes. at 31, she entered the u.s. army as one of the first african american women. something she never thought much about. >> i thought i was as good as everybody else. she joined after she was diagnosed with having a skin condition that causes loss of pigment. >> i thought the army knew all the answers. i said remove those spots. i went to dermatology, i was crying. i said can you remove those spots? he said, you are going to be white. i said you moan they got me mixed up? >> to keep her mind sharp, she reads the washington post every morning. >> you have to find out what's going on. you don't want to be stupid. >> she puts on her makeup every day, likes her jewelry, and likes getting her nails done. she's in good health. she did lose her legs several years ago to an infection. >> i would dance for you. >> she has lived a full life and she shared with us why she believes she has been so blessed for so long. >> help everybody. you live a long time. i shared everything. >> in northwest d.c., anny hong, 9news now. >> just got one gem
Sep 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
are in pretty good shape. temperature 83, that's okay. the problem is the dew points are in the 70s. that's pretty much uncomfortable. winds south, southeast at 6 and pressure 30.01 inches of mercury. satellite picture radar combined, a lot of showers and thunderstorms in the southeast, ohio valley, parts of the mid- atlantic and yes, in part that is what's left of isaac and also what's left of a frontal boundary moving north of us. that's what triggered these showers and storms. these were monsters. they were in the delmarva. now they're pushing into southern sections of new jersey. big thunderstorms back in the west virginia area, but i think they'll stay west and north of us overnight. we'll watch a couple showers south of culpeper down toward stanton, but those have even died out in the past hour or so. again your cookout should be fine. 84 rockville, 83 great falls, 81 in vienna, 80 in arlington, 84 college park, even out west temperatures low 80s, low 80s in leesburg, 81 haymarket. again temps not the problem. humidity is the problem. still humid and unsettled, cookout still possibl
Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
like he was slipping and sliding too much. bill: men's championship of the u.s. open. we're in the second set. almost an hour and a half for the opening set, finally won on the sixth set point by andy murray, looking for his first grand championship. it is murray ahead here in the it is murray ahead here in the second set, up a break. john: he's come back from a lot of seemingly lost causes these last couple of years and djokovic knows what's at stake. if he'd somehow do it here, he'd finish the year number one. that should be incentive enough, that's for sure. >> out. john: he was bothered there. the court was slippery, the crowd was behind federer. here the wind has been a nightmare for both guys. federer didn't seem bothered at that match at the french with his movement. as murray seems to be pretty accepting of his situation here with the wind. more than djokovic. trying to finish it off, get that double break. bill: here he could serve for bill: here he could serve for the set and a two sets lead. bill: a point for 4-2. bill: back to deuce. we mentioned it, last year
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